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in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> pelley: without raising rates again? >> without raising rates again. >> pelley: the president also made news with his opinion on the boy scouts. the national board of the boy scouts of america may decide this week whether to end its long-standing ban on gays in scouting. should scouting be open to gays? >> yes. >> pelley: why so? >> well because i think that my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. and, you know, the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> pelley: the scouts decide by wednesday. one of the oldest missing persons cases in history has been solved. how did a murderer with a history of mental illness get permits to buy guns? and the girl who was shot for defying the taliban speaks out when the "cbs evening news" conti
stricter gun laws. >> as far as educators who care about the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the all right calls for keeping guns off college campuses as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. >> president obama is also pushing for easier access to mental healthcare and more cops on the beat to help address gun violence. >>> the new secretary of state john kerry got down to business today. staffers held a welcoming ceremony for the former massachusetts senator this morning at the state department. on his first day on the job kerry told them president obama needs their help to make america safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful. he also said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for
, indiscrim nat cuts to things like education and training, national security will cost us jobs and it will slow down our recovery. it's not the right thing to do for the economy. it's not the right thing for folks who are out there still looking for work. the good news is this doesn't have to happen. for all the drama and disagreements that we've had over the past two years, democrats and republicans have still been able to come together and cut the deficit by more than 2.5 trillion dollars through a mix of spending cuts and higher rates on taxes for the wealthy. so a balanced approach has achieved more than 2.5 trillion dollars in deficit reduction. that's more than halfway towards the $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists and elected officials from both parties believe is required to stabilize our debt, so we've made progress. i still believe we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. the proposals that i put forward during the fiscal cliff negotiations in discussions with speaker boehner and others are still very much on the ta
want to point out, which will be live it 10:00 a.m. on c-span3 is education secretary arne duncan talking about waivers for the "no child left behind" bill. on c- like a 10:00 a.m. span3. robert is on our republican line for seamless. should sequestration be allowed to go through? caller: hi. we were calling it the fiscal cliff. all the sudden it seems we have gone away from that and we are calling it sequestration. i thought that the whole term "fiscal cliff" came about because sequestration was part of that. the media keeps differentiating that now. host: you don't see a difference? caller: it is still sequestration, that is the fiscal cliff. that has not gone away. host: semantics aside, what would you like to see done? caller: just for the media to clarify we never really got anywhere except for slight increase in taxes on a small number of people. it was $450 million and above. how many people actually dropped checks of? ? host: $450 million? caller: $450,000. excuse me. i don't know anybody that's actually gets a check of that amount, or maybe a bonus. i don't know. nonethel
an education. on saturday, she walked to the operating room. for five more hours of surgery. doctors implanted a titanium plate and a sophisticated hearing aid, repairing where the bullet smashed her skull and left her deaf in one ear. 24 hours later, malala was talking again. >> i can also walk a little bit. i can talk. and i'm feeling better. and it doesn't seem that i had a very big operation. >> reporter: other patients might have complained. malala stayed focused. >> the thing is that my mission is the same, to help people. and i would do that. >> reporter: the medical team has grown close to malala. >> i'm inspired from the doctors and nurses. they are like my mother and father. >> reporter: malala will stay here in britain for at least another year. they're finding a place for a local school for a young woman whose passion is education for all. >> this is the second life, this is the new life. and i want to serve the people. >> reporter: she is recovering, and more determined than ever. keir simmons, nbc news, birmingham, england. >>> and when we come back, one of the world's great endu
that signed a letter to congress supporting stricter gun laws. >> we felt that as educators who care about young people and the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the letter calls for keeping guns off college campuses, as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> the battle over the debt limit has been pushed back at least until may. president obama signed a bill monday to temporarily suspend the $16.4 trillion limit on federal borrowing. experts say the bill allows the government to borrow about $450 billion to meet interest payments and other obligations. >>> and now to the push for immigration reform. a house judiciary committee begins hearings today, and homeland security secretary janet napolitano will be in el paso for the second day of her border tour. she was in san diego yesterday and met with local leaders. she said the number of people arrested trying to enter the u.s. illegally dropped to a 40-year low. >> we've matched our successes at the bord
together, then we cannot only reduce our deficit, but we can continue to invest in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> well, today the president travels to minneapolis where he'll push for proposals to gun control durs his visit. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> good morning. this will be the president's first trip outside washington to push his gun proposalproposals. he's pushing for a big rally in support of this. in the meantime the senators are said to be preparing their own legislation very similar to the president's employee posal but conspicuously absent is the assault weapons ban. he takes his pitch for gun safety to minneapolis today. he wants congress to require universal background checks, limit how many bullets gun clips can hold, and pasban on assault weapons. but here in washington, much of the focus is on more limited legislation. >> i think that everyone acknowledges we should do something with background checks. >> not everyone. wayne lapierre, head of the nra says the president's proposals won't stop gun
in favor of girls education. she is recovering in a british hospital. >>> tourists outside london's buckingham palace got a real surprise today. a man broke through a security cordon and held a large knife to his own neck. in second, police moved in, and that set off a brief confrontation. the man started waving the knife, running at one of the officers, the officer used a taser. the man dropped to the ground and was handcuffed and taken to a police station. >>> this time singer chris brown apparently won't face any civil or criminal charges. fellow singer frank ocean says brown jumped him leading to a brawl over a parking space a week ago at an l.a. recording studio. but ocean says he is dropping the matter. brown is already on five years' probation after assaulting his pop star girlfriend rihanna back in 2009. >>> the man who invented etch a sketch has passed away. french electrician andre cassagnes dreamed up the drawing toy in his garage back in 1950. etch a sketch's popularity got another boost when it appeared in the "toy story" movies. its magic screen is in the national to
-year-old in october because she had spoken out in favor of girls' education. she is recovering in a british hospital. >>> millions of people are on the run in war-torn syria. they lost their homes to shelling and bombs and now they are trying to restart their lives. cnn's frederik pleitgen has the latest from damascus. >> reporter: while the streets in central damascus are fairly quiet, fierce fighting in the capital suburbs can be heard and seen throughout the day. this woman tells us her name is jamila, she says her house was destroyed during the battles. she fled to the relative safety of damascus with her two children, one only a month old. but now she sees the violence closing in on her again. >> translator: we are afraid. sometimes i want to take all my thing and sleep outside in the park because it is safer than being indoors. >> reporter: she says she depends mostly on handouts from private people to get by. the u.n. estimates that around 2 million syrians have been internally displaced because of the ongoing conflict and many of those who remain in the government-contr
lived, when you think about the american dream, better education, student debt is an all time high. we have seen the housing bubble burst and better job and unemployment is so high. for adults to be less optimistic than their children may make sense. >> my parents lived through the great depression and all reminded me of that and the difficult times. it made a difference in my life. take a look at this. the next gallup poll, will your kids be better off than you, they are more cautious? >> they just lived through one of the worst recessions we've ever had and we are in the worst of the recoveries we've ever had. in most recent memory they are facing unemployment and wealth is down the stock market is up so there are reasons for optimism but adults in recent memory have so many things that have been going bad, it's tough to be optimistic. >> gregg: throw the next one up. i think it is interesting. it breaks down among gender. look at this. actually better life, homes, better education, girls are more optimistic than boys? >> that is very interesting. we have seen women and girls make tr
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an education and, shep, she says that she is looking forward to returning getting everyone's lives back to normal. >> i know she is. a negotiator. maybe even a team of them has been speaking with this suspect or had for the better part of seven days. and this afternoon it sounded like they were giving us a hint as to what he might be wanting out of this. >> it sounded like they were giving a hint. in particular, sheriff wally olsen said the suspect had a story that was important neighbors tell us that the suspect held strong antigovernment views. so, that could lead one to speculate that perhaps he wanted to draw attention to those views but if that was the case, he certainly went about it the wrong way and now that he is dead, he will not be telling that story. jonathan on scene. a lot of questions to be answered here. hope to be hearing from police this hour. news crews spotted this ambulance leaving the scene just after the ambulance freed the boy. were wheeled him into the hospital on a stretcher. elizabeth prann at that hospital tonight doe than, alabama less than 10 miles from the
education calling this unprecedented in any one's memory, the issue here is was there student collab ragds or was there out right cheating. a lawyer i spoke with representatives some of the students said there are two waves, there was cheating and collaboration, because this course reportedly introduction to congress was known as an easy course, where a lot of as were given out, where collaboration was encouraged. then they got a difficult exam. and so they collaborated. some of them too much so. there was even plagiarism according to the university. i had a chance to speak to a student here about this, who knew people that have taken this course before, and has been following this, here's what she told me. >> now in the first week, as to explicitly explain their collaboration policies, so that a teacher will spend ten minutes explaining what is allowed and what is not allowed which didn't used to be the case before. now before every exam every assignment the teachers try to be more explicit what is allowed and what is not. >> reporter: so ashleigh, she's explaining the changes that have h
early retirement, and we have now reformed the benefit system. we are trying to reform the education system. we have been on a big frenzy. there then come i feel that this is important. we have tried to bring balance into our budget. at the same time, having a focus on the groups in our society who are most vulnerable. what does that mean? that means that every year we have made sure that the most horrible citizen and something got out of the budget. so we have tried to preserve the quality, which is always a part of the european values as such. the three things, tight budget control, and also being focused on preserving what we feel is so important for our equality. this is part of what we need to do at the european level. we have so much to offer. we have so much. this is key for europe and the individual countries in europe that is a very powerful statement. just to clarify, do you think he would be better off being able to do even more than that eurozone club? or do you think you're better outside? >> i have always been in favor of denmark joining the euro, and i still am. the in
's the head of students first, an organization pushing for education reform. >>> lawmakers in virginia looking at tougher texting and driving laws. coming up a look at the changes they could try to push through in the commonwealth this week. >>> in alabama police still negotiating with a man who has had a 5-year-old hostage for nearly a week now. >>> and new information tonight about an american tourist killed overseas. >>> developing news on a new york city tourist found dead in turkey tonight. the u.s. state department is confirming that the woman found was sarai sierra. she traveled to istanbul last month and she was found dead in a working class part of the city yesterday. officials say she died from at least one blow to the head. several people are being held for questioning in her death. the state department says it's staying in contact with turkish officials as they investigate. >>> police are still trying to free a child held hostage for six days inside a bunker in alabama. 65-year-old jimmy lee dyke s took the child only identified as ethan from a school bus last tuesday. he shot the
how to govern obesity in the homes. how about more physical education, i have one who needs to run around several times a day. how about parent who is think that diet soda is not the way to go? i prefer my kids to drink the soda and brush their teeth, instead of drrching diet sodasm i think this poll is like americans, parents are feeling an assault on personal freedom and how they raise their family, how they live their lives. >> another number i thought was interesting, only 26% of people in this poll say they trusted the federal government to do the right thing. only a quarter of americans. >> that's because, when you go to 2011 and see that seven months was dedicated to arguing about the debt ceiling. the debt ceiling, which does not one thing to add to the budget deficit. not one nickel of spenning, it's agreeing to pay the bill. we waited seven months and threaten ord credit rating. the american people are sick of that. they want action. they want their taxes low, as we just saw happen reinly in avoiding the fiscal cliff -- which came as i might add through bipartisanship. th
after two big operations. malala was shot by the taliban because she wanted an education. surgeons in birmingham reconstructed her skull and restored her hearing in what may be her final two operations. good to see that she's doing better. >> remarkable young lady. that's for sure. >>> and the latest now on the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. and "american sniper" author chris kyle and his friend at a texas gun range. the suspect also an iraqi war vet apparently suffered from mental health issues and is now on suicide watch. with more on this here's abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away. but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfortable. this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have
plan. we need jobs, educational access and helt -- there on the south side, there are no emergency rooms anymore, for example, for crisis intervention. so i am rather convinced that the full weight of our government must come -- we had a full intervention in birmingham, to stop will killing. 42 have been killed this year. we need -- we need a level of support in there we have never had before. >> eric: you do not see that in the federal government. 42 people have been killed just this past january. 157 shootings. you want a federal program similar to what happened in the 60s to deal with other programs? >> intervention, you have mentioned that, we need jobs intervention, we need to stop the gun flow and the drug flow in and the job flow out. >> eric: do you think that will happen? we have been talking about this for years. it is the right to have a gun in america, under the constitution. there is gun control in many cities. >> semi-automatic weapons are not just about guns. this is about national security. these weapons can shoot down airplanes. they can blow up railroads. this is
out for girls education rights. >>> dramatic video today from outside buckingham palace of all places. take a look at this. a man was holding a knife to his own throat before cops tasered him. you can see it taking place there at buckingham palace. and they took him down quickly. the queen and prince phillip were not in the palace at the time. the whole thing took place during the famous changing of the guard ceremony. >>> scientists are expected to unveil the dna results of bones buried under a car park. he died during the 15th century. >>> remember etch-a-sketch? the man who created the iconic drawing screen has died. he built the first etch-a-sketch in his garage. he was 86. >>> beyonce is tuning up his pipes to perform at the super bowl half time show. she promises to sing it live without lip syncing. we'll see if she brought in madonna's record. >>> two university of texas coaches are accused of having affairs with students. they're not getting the same punishment. that's raising a lot of questions about fairness and double standards. friday the school announced it disciplined th
to repair her skull and boost her hearing. she was attacked because she had spoken out about girls education. >>> police quickly ended a dangerous situation outside london's buckingham palace today. a man who looked to be in his 50s, holding a large knife to his own throat, broke through a security cordon, this video shot by a tourist shows him getting agitated as police close in. he starts yelling and slashing the air with his knife. finally lunging at police officers. the officer fired his taser knocking the man to the ground where police handcuffed him. >>> tomorrow in manhattan, new york city will say good-bye to its three-time mayor ed koch, he died early friday of congestive heart failure. a who's who of politicians is expected to attend the funeral. bill clinton will speak. ed koch was 88 years old. the dow will start the trading day tomorrow for the first time in five years. that can be threatened by weak factory orders do out this week. the consumer credit report comes out thursday, along with earnings reports from sony, nextel sprint and aol. >>> the super bowl may go down as the s
taking them on trips giving them as much education opportunities she could given her limited means. she told me before she went on the trip she had laid out clothes for the boys to go to school so that the household and their lives would be as undisrupted as possible. it is really tragic. by everyone's account she lived for those boys and she was a very, very involved hands on mom. >> one of the questions that has come up to me from viewers at least. i don't know if we will be able to answer this tonight why was she vacationing alone in turkey. i am sure that will come out as well. >> i spoke with her best friend who was supposed to go with her on that trip. she said at the last moment she could not afford the trip. i asked her husband, a lot of people are wondering how could you let your wife who has never been overseas before go on a trip like this. he said you know what with tears in his eyes he said sometimes when you love someone you have to respect their choices and decisions even when you don't agree with them. >> lisa everest thank you so much for joining us. >>> one of the most
nongovernmental provider of social services. health care education, charity, out there every day caring for the least among us. yet, they're being threatened with massive government fines, crippling government fines, being forced into lawsuits to defend their religious liberty. and this just shouldn't be happening in a country that was founded on principles of religious liberty. >>steve: i agree with you completely. let's take a look at the change according to the department of health and human services. they say nonprofit religious employers will be able to opt out of the obamacare mandate, but insurers will be required to provide the coverage which includes both standard birth control and items like the morning-after pill. in other words, if you're a catholic charity, you per se, the money for those drugs won't come out of your pocket but probably going to come out of your insurance company's pocket. >> there's 80 pages of new regulations. they came up with a kind of repackaged accounting gimmick, new schemes to move paper work around. but the essential, the heart of this is that the
child, to be educated. >> such a great message. over the weekend doctors attached titanium plate to malala's skull and implanted a device to restore some hearing to her left ear. they say she won't need any more surgeries and, incredibly, doesn't have any long-lasting brain injuries. >>> turkish authorities investigating the death of an american tourist in istanbul say they've questioned 21 people so far. police found the body of a 33-year-old sarai sierra on saturday. her family had not heard from her since january 21st. she traveled to turkey alone from new york. >>> now a "360" follow. a team of archaeologists said today that dna testing has confirmed that ancient remains found under a parking lot in england do, in fact, belong to king richard iii. pretty interesting. anderson, back to you. >> susan, thanks very much. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on
sense. >> we just had a hearing in our education committee on this issue. we made the decision. it's a local decision, piers. we have over 1,000 school districts in texas. many large districts have armed guards already. but the rural districts that won't have police response for five, 10, 15 minutes want to arm their teachers. >> i met two young female elementary school teachers in their early 20s in a bar in houston friday night. we talked to them with our producers. both believed in having a concealed carry permit because of their own safety. none of them wanted to have assault weapons, complete ban of assault weapons and were absolutely aghast at the prospect of having any guns in their schools. >> there's always going to be someone -- >> that's in texas. >> here is what i said. you asked me earlier, what would i say to the parents at this school whose kids died. i would say to you, why are you obsessing over a gun when there's a much bigger issue? there's mental health issues here. >> i'm obsessing over the very gun that killed their children. that's why. >> what happened when
way to prosperity. deep indiscriminate cuts to things like education, training, inauguration, and national security, will cost jobs and slow down the recovery. >> shepard: runs say they already agreed to tax hikes and they aren't going to do it again. john boehner says we believe there's a better way to reduce the deficit but americans do not support less spending cuts for tax hikes. what some aresome of the details of what the president wants? reporter: the president is looking to crop $100 billion from the def site to buy an agreement that cuts a trillion and a half over the next ten years. he says the offer he made in late 2011 is still on the table. republicans say any additional revenue from tax reform should be used to lower everyone's tax rates. the president wants to cut the deficit. he says we can't afford to use it the way republicans want. >> if we are going to close these loopholes, there's no reason we should useoo the savings we obtain and turn around and spend that on new tax breaks for the wealthiest, or for corporations. if we're serious about paying down the
of courage after she was attacked for her crusade to educate pakistani girls. doctors say they are pleased with the progress malala is making and we will hear from her in a minute. first we will bring in our chief medical correspondent. sanjay, good to see you. you are of course a neurosurgeon, you have done these types of surgeries before. sometimes in the battlefield, as i recall. explain for us what was involved in replacing this piece of missing bone in her skull. the most extraordinary thing is you have this girl shot in the head, she was so eloquent and speaking so well. tell us how you did this. >> reporter: it's extraordinary on many levels. there are all types of injuries. and certainly neurosurgeons want to know exactly what happened to the brain. what exactly the type of injury was. that makes a difference in terms of all of the types of operations. take a look, you have to look from the front, you also have to look from the side, to really get an idea of what the bullet, when she was shot at point blank range, what it did. it was the left side of her head. but look over there,
. the prince gorgeous county board of education proposing a rule that would give it it copyright of others work. no word on if the board may approve that proposal. and using your ipad. before budd bed may keep you awake. when used for two hours on the maximum brightness, the light slows the protection of mel tone anyone. a hormone that makes you drowzy. the ipad gives off light in the blue and white end of the spectrum. that's true of actually any of electric trn nic devices. even baby monitors, anything. so any of that stuff you want to make sure you are not using before bed. >> i thought it was just all the sirens in midtown manhattan that was keeping me awake. >> the white house offering compromise on federal mandate regarding contraception. we had to ensure that women have access to preventative services like contraception and that the policy also will bees religious beliefs. those guidelines, those criteria have been follow followed by the department in promulgating this rule, this proposed rule. >> devil in the details while the proposal allows nonprofit religious employers to opt out. it
player. she home schooled them, taking them on trips. trying to give them as much educational opportunity as she possibly could given their limited means. here was a mom according to her best friend she told me that before she went on this trip she had actually laid out clothes for the boys to go to school so that the household and their lives would be as undisrupted as possible. so it's really tragic and by everyone's account she lived for those boys and she was a very very involved hands on mom. >> harris: you know, one of the questions that's coming up to me from viewers at least and i don't know if we will be able to answer this tonight is why she was vacationing alone in the country of turkey i'm sure that will perhaps come out in the investigation. >> it definitely will. i spoke with her best friend who was supposed to go with her on that trip. she said at the last moment she simply could not afford the trip. i also asked her husband i said you know, a lot of people are wondering how could you have let your wife who has h. never been overseas before go on a trip like this he said yo
saying the losses will soon spread as contracts to states and cities are cut, education and police grants are cut, and payments to medicare providers are cut, even the aid just approved to victims of hurricane sandy will fall under the sequester's act. americans are about to find out what happens when an entire political party demands deficit reduction at all costs because those costs will be enormous. that being an editorial. the economic impact of all of this, when we look at that, when does it really trump political fears that this is a real reality? >> it might never trump political fears. have you noticed politicians being so worried about preserving the economy the last couple years? we could hit, and it's worth saying we have not actually come to one of these cliffs or deadlines where we have gone over. we didn't shut down the government in february 2011, didn't breach the debt ceiling in august 2011, didn't go over the fiscal cliff for very long in january of 2012, and we very likely and at least could kick off the debt ceiling for a couple months so far, so so far we haven't actu
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